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political chess game where the tension increases by the hour. well, so far, the situation in ukraine has not exploded into massive bloodshed, the potential is there. russia and ukraine have a complicated intertwined history. and share a 1400 mile border with the occupied crimean peninsula smack in the middle. with ukraine outmatched militarily by every measure, the question becomes what is the international response and how effective can it be? we have fox team coverage tonight. wendell goler reports from the white house, which is not considering military options. fbn's maria bartiromo looks at the economic impact worldwide. brit hume on the politics and policy involving vladimir putin and president obama, but we begin with amy kellogg in the ground in kiev. hi, amy. >> hi, bret. people in this city less than two weeks literally gave their lives for the future of ukraine. a future free of the russian orbit, a future with a tilt towards the west, but day by day now they're seeing their gains clawed back by russia. not necessarily, bret, here in the capital, but definitely in crimea, over
... in today's cover story... conflict in the ukraine causes a worldwide ripple effect. and... a major bitcoin operator suddenly shuts down for business. plus.. why for some. becoming a playa on wall street takes round the clock work.. first business starts now! good morning! it's wednesday, february 26th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: stocks failed to make gains. following monday's roaring rally, stocks turned red with gold the only green on the screen. federal regulators issue an emergency order for testing on the transportion of crude oil by rail out of concerns of possible explosions. asiana airlnes is fined a half million dollars by u.s. officials for not properly assisting families after last july's crash of flight 214 at san francisco airport. and, gm expands a recall to 1.37 million vehicles. the models built between 2003 and 2007 include: chevy cobalt, pontiac g5, saturn ion chevy hhr, pontiac solstice and saturn sky. the engine can shut off suddenly if the ignition is bumped. the problem is linked to 13 deaths. trader larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us now o
of ukraine becomes the main focus for the new id cards and think yep as hostilities grow in the southern region of trying yet. another rent it tonight as required its second recording fourteen to be of the turkish prime minister has surfaced on the line as allegations of rough cement against time or two. possible war crimes is an existing excess of practice violence in the occupied west bank that's according to amnesty international. israel though says they're responding to an upsurge in violence. i would like to join his beard is please update your own fault i kept hoping ukraine together the top challenge for tf is armed men seized control of the regional government headquarters in the economist might be a parody this her estate the russian flag is flying from the parliament building ukraine's security forces have been put on alert following the takeover of the building in the capital according to the country's acting interior minister ukrainian prosecutors have also opened a terror probe it's being reported to the short time ago. my cats douglas herbert is in the crimean capital and h
thousands of troops remain in the ukraine. leaders andr's best the imf again a special message -- mission. have revenue flows in the rearview mirror. welcome to the pulse from the european headquarters in london. geneva we had a cracking lineup so far. is the european car market is recovering. there is a glimmer of hope. he is going to be producing an suv very soon and the global markets are developing. we are talking to a higher die. what plans do they have this year? we will talk to renault. this is a european car company that has made a big investment in russia. are they regretting the investment and how will they manage the situation as this tory develops in the ukraine. how carefully are they watching every move that could and is making -- that vladimir putin is making? that could upset the apple cart and it will be a great show. >> looking forward to it. let's get more on the top story and the standoff between the ukraine and russia continues. vladimir putin withdrew soldiers soldiers remain in the crimea region. -- crimea region. a tense standoff in the crimea. base in c
is convinced of the need to work for a united ukraine. following the principles of international law and with unconditional full respect for human rights. it is a funny way in which the ukrainian people could find a democratic way out of the crisis affecting their country. they must focus their efforts on supporting such a process in order to cooperate and achieve political agreement which will present to the current crisis which ukraine is facing. thank you very much. >> i think the representative argentina and look forward to the representative of nigeria. >> madame president, what began three months ago as a political protest has taken on a dimension which today which would be best described as precarious. we call it our concerned to abide by the provisions of the human charger, particularly two which calls on all member states to settle their disputes by peaceful means and to refrain from the use of force. the current situation in ukraine, especially in crimea represents an important threat to international peace and security. we would like to see the de-escalation of tensions an
in the ukraine and the dramatic fallout that's going on. this is a situation that's intention right now. we have just learned that secretary of state john kerry spoke with ukraine's acting president, all this, the latest in a series of dramatic events that have been unfolding, we have our correspondents around the world following all of the developme developments. elise, what's the latest we're hearing on the secretary of state john kerry, what is he doing. >> reporter: meeting with his a advisors, speaking with his advisors, wolf, he's in boston right now but we're told that he participated in this white house meeting of principals, the president's top national security advisors via videoconference, he also reached out to the ukrainian interim president, basically to show u.s. support for ukraine not only with russian troops entering the area, but also with this political upheaval that's going on for several months, culminating in the ousting of president yatsenyuk, right now the u.s. has to show support, even as it answers russian military moves, it can also show it's pressure on russia by rep
. >> update to developing news out of ukraine. russian military given ukrainian forces in crimea until 7:00 tonight to surrender or face a storm, that's 7:00 california time. according to russian news agency ultimatum attributed to chief commander of russia's black sea fleet. more troops entered the peninsula this weekend. now questions how far in the eastern ukraine russian troops may go. here's nbc's bill neely. >> reporter: russia's tightening its grip on ukraine. europe's borders redrawn by force. and the pressure is growing on president obama and the west to do something. meanwhile, here russian troops have the ukrainian army pinned down. >> russian troops have fought many wars to take crimea this time they didn't have to. they have marched in and occupied it without firing a shot, and without resistance. it took just three days. the russian march across crimea is relentless and it seems unstoppable. the big question is where exactly in ukraine will these men stop? they still surround ukrainian army bases, this one of the biggest. ukrainian troops inside are
60 minutes. crisis talks. top diplomats search for a solution to the standoff in ukrain. and ukrainian soldiers are under pressure to choose sides. and the seen inside an egyptian court as al jazeera's staff face prosecutors. >> i'm in london with the latest from europe including a un mandating report reveals that 250,000 syrians are struggling to survive as the conflict there rages on. ♪ >> well, it's a day of tough talking and difficult negotiations over a crisis that has seen ukraine losing control of crimea. russian diplomats have been in discussion with nato, while in paris the foreign ministers of the united states and russia have been meeting too, and it's there where we begin. barnaby phillips has this report. >> reporter: in paris, europe and the united states try to court rate their position in the face of what they consider russian aggression. >> translator: there will be sanctions tomorrow targeting visas, and the assets of a certain about of oligarks. >> translator: i would like do you explain to me what you mean by pro-russian forces. if you are referring
've got a host of new developments regarding that tense situation in ukraine. the white house has been monitoring what it says are russian troop movements into parts of southern ukraine. late today president obama hit the white house briefing room delivering a message to russia. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> ukraine's ambassador to the united nations says the russian military helicopters and transport planes are entering his country and has seized the main airport. ukraine's act the president is telling the russian president vladimir putin to put a stop to it, but russia says any military move taking place is in keeping with an earlier graham between moscow and the ukraine -- agreement between moscow and the ukraine. >>> did healthcare heck ever appear on the -- did hillary clinton ever appear on a sitcom? no, she didn't, but that was one consideration. that is one thing you'll find as the national archives releases documents from the bill clinton presidency. other docu
not guilty this ♪ >> the escalating political crisis in ukraine threatens to spill beyond boarders, it's effecting oil, gas, bonds, and wheat. and i'll head to america's heartland in a family farm with a big stake in russia. i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." ♪ >>> this is "real money," you are the most important part of the show, so join our life conversation for the next half hour on twitter and if you like facebook. tonight i'm going to help you understand the economic implications of the conflict playing out in ukraine, pitting vladimir putin against the united states and its allies in europe. there are a lot of moving parts, and i'm going to try to make clear which parts effect americans directly, and which one coulds have an indirect but possibly more important consequence on the u.s. if the situation gets out of control. today's drama involve conflicting reports that russia has tightened its grip on crimea, and the u.s. is considering sanctions against russia, and i'll discuss why sanctions may not work, and why the u.s. might not get its allies to go along with them. right
country, and that is ukraine. we have seen some, but there may be more russian troops inside of the ukrainian borders and mostly in the crimea area to the south. they say they need production, but it is called a dangerous slide toward war. and throughout ukraine and not just crimea, there are protesters fighting with the crowds, and they have already toppled the highest level government. the ukrainian president left office and fled to russia. white house correspondent jim acosta is with me, and fred polite jen is in moscow, and we will start with jim. first the president made it clear that e he is going to stand with the international community in handling the message with ukraine, and it was a tough message in the 90-minute phone call? >> yes, it was a tough message and we know that the presidents spoke a week and a day ago, but developments have been move sog qui quickly in ukraine with the russian involvement that the president came down hard today in if statement. he said that the united states condemns russia's military intervention in the crimean territory, and i want t
>> charlie: welcome to the program. we begin this evening with a look at the crisis in ukraine and we start with senator john mccain. >> in eastern ukraine as we're seeing today, there's still a bastian of pro-russian people, and that's understandable, but even the young people in eastern ukraine don't want to be part of russia, and that's what it was all about, and i saw them then, later -- not while i was there, but later -- have a number of them killed and wounded and arrested by yanukovich and his desperation to keep roll and that obviously didn't work. we now know that yanukovich asked putin to send troops into camp. that is would have been interesting. >> charlie: some say yanukovich is an embarrassment to putin. >> i think so, but he's the only horsy he had to ride and it's pretty obvious he's taking care of mr. yanukovich just like he's taking care of mr. snowden. >> charlie: we talk to three men with experience in russia, michael mcfaul, former ambassador nicholas burns, and stephen hadley, former national security advisor for president bush. >> let's have no illusions
russia has just done in ukraine. when the berlin wall did fall in 1989, it started this chaotic centrifugal process by which the soviet union spun off into russia and all these new countries, all these new countries that had previously been soviet socialist republics. one of the most immediate crises to arise from that break in history was about all of the nuclear weapons of the ussr. at the time when the berlin wall came down, the united states had about 22,000 deployed nuclear weapons. for context we still have about 5,000 of them now, but then we had 22,000 of them and we think that the soviets had about the same number. and, yes, a lot of the soviets' 22,000 or so nuclear weapons at the time were in russia proper. but a lot of them were not. a lot of them were in belarus and kazakhstan and ukraine. and when belarus and kazakhstan and ukraine spun away from russia to become their own nations as the ussr collapsed, there was a real pressing and practical question as to who those thousands of deployed, fully operational nuclear weapons belongs to. this was not a sidebar issue a
will know what will . will bring to all dissolves to the woods of ukraine's new adidas as it cools off old mitre reservists in the face of a tense standoff with brush up on the crimean peninsula. incredible acts of aggression the lead to the us at that stage on kerry is warning russia of serious repercussions for the cut in ukraine. promising severe punishments the chinese authorities blamed separatist the size of a stabbing attack in a railway station in the city of corn maze which claimed twenty nine bucks what's the fuss by cutting his room i'm told but this was supposed to join us. mr ukraine has the sum they begin mobilizing for war costs up to the russian president died in a tree to the candy he had the right to debate the country. russian forces have already seized the crimean peninsula which is into its black sea fleet it's estimated there are some one hundred and fifty thousand russian troops along the border with ukraine ukraine's prime minister asked me yesterday who took power when the two yanukovich but last week called russia's actions of declaration of war what will
closed door session. the crisis ukraine. ukraine is claiming vladimir putin's forces invaded the country, and the white house says if that is true it would about be a, quote, grave mistake. let's get to it. >> good friday afternoon to you and yours. there is a crisis that is fast developing. the united states is losing patience with putin. washington warning the kremlin to stand down now in ukraine. russian forces are on the move. journalists from the "associated press" report they've spotted a convoy of russian troops making its way through southern ukraine. the same region where armed men in full battle gear have now seized and taken control of two airports. we'll show you where this is happening. crimea region on the black sea, critical port area where russia has a huge navy base. wear hearing from the ex-president of ukraine and he is in russia and is getting president putin's protection. he says despite the bloodshed he is still the rightful ruler and started his news conference with a clear sign of frustration. see the break there? the former president snapped his pen in half. went
, and here are the stories we're following for you right now. a chilling new development in the ukraine crisis why the russian parliament approves use of military force. this after a warning for president obama. >> we're now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by russian federation inside of ukraine. >> and after a terrible drought conditions california dealing with the effect of heavy rain and mudslide. >> the crisis deeing in now in ukraine where the upper house of the russian parliament has approved vladimir putin's request to use force. this comes after a referendum on increasing autonomy. for days we have seen the russian military moving around the region. phil, the unofficial leader appeal to russia for help. is this why putin asked parliament to send in troops? >> reporter: all along they said should there be a cry for help from ukraine they would not ignore it. this vote today has been quite significant, and it's been fascinating to watch. let me tell you what's happened already. in less than an hour' debated this situation and avoted to approve action possib
in ukraine that we don't use in russia -- sometimes russia will use those standards, as well, that we haven't done economic tieseans will be broken. there will be unemployment. factories will shut down. he did not refuse to sign the agreement. he just said, we need some more time to consider this document before we sign it. right away, all hell broke loose. was this unlawful for him to do so? no, it was perfectly lawful. they just used this as an excuse andupport opposition forces their aspirations for power. actually, there is nothing wrong takethat, but how can you a situation of anarchy and chaos and armed seizure of power? this is unacceptable. it is not the first time western powers have done this in ukraine. i think they sit there across -- pond in the u.s. sometimes it feels to me they are in a lab, and they are running all sorts of experiments on rats without understanding the consequences of what they are doing. why would they do that? nobody can explain it. the same goes for the first wave of protests and independence square. why did you do that? the third round of elections -- uk
welcome your thoughts on what the u.s. response should be to the events going on in ukraine. here's how you can reach out to us. if you want to give us a call -- democrats, (202) 585-3880. republicans, (202) 585-3881. 585-3882.ts, (202) if you want to send us a tweet, .o so @cspanwj -- sendsend this e-mail us e-mail at secretary of state karri plans on tuesday. region he discussed the situation in -- >> there are serious repercussions that can flow out of this. there are a broad array of options available. i spent yesterday afternoon on the phone with many of my counterparts. foreign ministers of countries most engaged and all of them, every single one of them are prepared to go to the hill in order to isolate russia with respect to this invasion. they are prepared to put sanctions in place, they are prepared to isolate russia economically. the ruble is already going down. russia has major economic challenges. i cannot imagine that an occupation of another country is something that appeals to people who are trying to reach out to the world and particular
situation in ukraine. new reports are coming out saying russia is giving ukrainian forces in the crimean peninsula to leave or face an assault. that is according to reuters, attributing one source in the ukrainian defense ministry. secretary of state john kerry, he is scheduled to go to kiev tomorrow after russian troops entered crimea over the weekend. the associated press says russia issued ultimatum for surrender of two ukraine yap warships in crimea. secretary kerry said the international community could kick russia out of the g8 holding meetings in sochi in june and they could freeze assets if russia does not withdraw the occupation. he is scheduled to make remarks shortly from the state department after a meeting with the prime minister of moldova. we'll bring you remarks on companion network c-span. russian president vladmir putin said he sent troops to protect russian personnel in military bases in southern ukraine after the ouster of ukraine's president. secretary of state kerry will speak to the american israel public affairs committee meeting, aipac. we will have the secretary
>> any violation of ukraine's sovereignty of territorial integrity would be deeply destabilising. >> president obama issues a warning to moscow as armed men patrol the streets of crimea. >> hello, this is it al jazeera, live from doha. also - protesters on the streets of venezuela. opposition leader henriques capriles tells al jazeera that the government won't last. in thailand the prime minister has no plans to step down. thousands of her supporters set to rally. plus, brain drain - why so many of britain's up and coming black film makers are packing up and heading overseas. >> the situation in ukraine's semiautonomous crimia region appears to be getting appears. the pro-russian leader has taken control of the police. and asked vladimir putin for help. unidentified soldiers are on the streets, guarding roads leading to the parliament building. al jazeera's hoda abdel-hamid is in the crimea capital. it's after seven in the morning there. new developments to report in that area around parliament. >> yes, certainly something that wasn't there yesterday as of midnight. today what yo
before 2014. ukraine leading up to today. russia tightened its grip in ukraine on monday. russian soldiers are now in control of all ukrainian border posts. tensions remain high. 1 example: earlier in the day, there was a report by the inter fax news agency that the russia's black sea fleet commander issued an ultimatum warping ukraine's military. the russian ministry of defense called that report total nonsense. president obama meeting with israeli netanyahu vowed to keep up the diplomatic pressure on russia. >> with impunity to put its soldiers on the ground and violate basic principles, and i think the strong kind of name it's received from indicates the degree to which russia is on the wrong side of history on this. >> president obama said from ukrainian government. >> those in crimea, they are illegal. i would repeat. illegal they tried to squeeze ukrainian assets, tried to confiscate ukrainian property, disarm the ukrainian army for these kind of actions, they have to know. >> leaders in kiev and other world capitols fear ukraine's eastern regions may be next. russian forei
of the crimean peninsula, part of the sovereign territory of ukraine. this is against the expressed wishes of the legitimate ukrainian government. it is an unambiguous violation of the territorial ukraine. it is a breach of international law. we can see no justification for these actions. we have heard from russia that the forces are in ukraine to protect minorities from old radicals. we had claims of interference in the affairs of the orthodox church. we have claims of hundreds of thousands of refugees. russia has provided no evidence for any of this. it is clear that these claims have simply been fabricated to justify russian military action. in assuming control in a sovereign part of ukraine, the russian federation has contravened its obligations is a member of the international community. it has violated article two of the human charger which prohibits the use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state. it has failed to honor its international commitments as a founding member and is a signatory to the 1975 helsinki final act. it has taken back its
o >>> the brink of disaster. russian troops invade ukraine's crimean peninsula as president vladimir putin defies calls to pull back his troops. >> there was not any reason for the russian federation to invade ukraine. hit the east coast with up to a foot of snow. >>> and in hollywood -- >> and the oscar goes to -- "12 years a slave." >> "12 years a slave" becomes the first film with black director to win the film industry's top honor. captioning funded by cbs ry's top honor. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is "cbs morning news," monday, march 3rd, 2014. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with a degrgrowing cri in ukraine. ukraine's minister says his country is on the brink of disaster. following russia's invasion of crimea, ukraine has put its military on high alert. there is worldwide outrage over the invasion and fears russian president vladimir putin isn't done yet. today secretary of state john kerry leaves for ukraine to meet with leaders in kiev. yesterday kerry called on putin to pull back. >> it's an incredible act of aggression.
impact for ukraine. peter cook tells us how the ukraine is fueling the energy debate here in the states. ukraine. the latest on president obama says russian president vladimir putin has breached international law. the present spoke to reporters earlier today on the situation in crimea. thatere is a strong belief russia's actions is violating international law. president putin seems to think -- has a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations. that is fooling anybody. everybody recognizes that, although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in a neighboring state, that does not give them the right to use force as a means of inserting influence. said heresident also has not spoken to president putin since the weekend. let's get the latest on the --und rumble bloomberg ground from bloomberg. what is the latest in the standoff? much a tensel very standoff. there's is an air base down in crimea. it was taken over by russian forces over the weekend. this morning, ukrainian troops -- 300 of them -- marched back to that base and said they wanted it back. soldie
dismissed james by ukraine that the bolts have been given an ultimatum to surrender by tuesday morning. ukraine's acting president said russia would regress its actions the continued use. i appeal to russia's leadership stop the provocative actions aggression and piracy. see it is which. this is a crime you will announce the forests who wouldn't it be treated aaron has said to be sixteen thousand russian troops on the crimean peninsula. a prime minister as saying the same nick speaking with rich foreign secretary william hague said ukraine did not intend using force we try to resolve the crisis using only diplomatic and political tool. so for today no meal in three options on that too. walk we had simply asked for. foreign economic and political support. us secretary of state john kerry is expected in kiev on tuesday. the train from moscow someday with possible economic sanctions. reports of russian troops firing warning shots at the bell back airbase in akron and greek and russian soldiers had taken control of the basin reported shots came at around three hundred ukrainian soldiers. p
to bring all american troops home by the end of the year. uncertainty in ukraine after the president's fall there. how to build a new government. school children massacred. the lethal group behind the murders of students in nigeria. plus. >> i don't have to make a decision until next friday. >> waiting for arizona's governor to decide, will she sign or veto a bill that many say discriminates. and 50 years ago tonight the fight that changed boxing, one event in a year that changed so much more. ♪ ♪ >>> we begin tonight with what could be a major change for u.s. troops in afghanistan. today president obama ordered the pentagon to prepare for a full u.s. troop withdrawal by the end of the year. it's a decision that could affect the lives of 10s of thousands of americans families. now, a few thousand u.s. troops were sent to afghanistan not long after 9/11, by 2005, the numbers swelled to 20,000. the american presence piqued threpeakedthree year old ago, bt president obama has been pulling americans out of the country since then now about 35,000 u.s. forces in afghanistan. the president spo
although we are geographically removed from ukraine it carries tension. he could bring back the past. despite the increased military abilities of the world powers. i thank you. >> i think the representative for his statements. i give it to the representative of jordan. >> thank you, madam president. jordan wishes to ask rest it deep concern vis-À-vis the current developments in ukraine and in the crimean region. we call on all parties to exercise self-restraint not to escalate by taking military measures or by threatening the use of force. jordan reaffirms the need to respect the authority and independence. we reaffirm the prohibition of the use of force in it territory or any part of the territory or indeed the occupation of the crimean region. they call on all states concerned to respect the terms of their agreements and treaties with ukraine. it is for the memorandum of 1994 as well as the treaty of friendship, cooperation and partnership between the ukraine and russian federation of 1997. russia and ukraine must starts effective dialogue to resolve the crisis between th
that is making headlines acrosshe world, the crisis in ukraine. visit ukraine on tuesday for meetings with the country cost government. 's government. we are at the russian embassy in northwest d.c.. that is where protesters gathered this afternoon. but that is right. these are testers are concerned that russia may try to do a takeover of the entire country. they say that they are realistic. they do not expect that america will go to war over this. they hope the u.s. will do something. voices, science, and flags held high, -- science -- signs, and fisa high, they gathered in protest. itself.ry repeats but they are adrienne concerned about what the obama consideration -- they are angry and concerned about what the obama administration considers an invasion. for three days, russian tanks and troops have been crossing into you rate. costsre will be cross -- involved of an invasion of ukraine. a 90 minute phone conversation with barack obama and vladimir putin has changed nothing. army is heavily armed. they have surrounded a crimean garrison. the military operation stops, there will be t
the ukraine, where russia continues to tighten -- developing news from the ukraine, where russia continues its stranglehold on the ukraine. 16,000 russian troops now surround ukraine's border posts and military bases. ukrainian officials say that two warships are blocked in by four russian navy ships. >> we are examining a whole series of steps, economic and otherwise, that will isolate russia. says thatnt obama russia's actions violate international law and the global markets fell sharply today. for a womanoments in labor on the way at the hospital -- on the way to the hospital. they were leaving their annapolis apartment when they were confronted i've three men with guns. the man took off. the suspects tried to get the woman to let them into an apartment, but she did not have the key. with hercts took off car. after the chase, they were arrested and charged with robbery and assault. there is no word tonight on the woman's condition. the campaign for u.s. senate candidate ed gillespie of virginia is now linked with star power. mitt romney will be heading fundraisers this month in new york, an
chance to go with us coming up to this it's sucha thing in ukraine despite wednesday demonstrative until he was by ministers meet in brussels to discuss possible sanctions de juana off the pitch stories filed in pretoria the trail. later on the street smarts guilty to entering his girlfriend model the best in town. i guess trailer and it was a straight wins. the capital. the my juicy meeting on ukraine england worst crisis since the gleeful russian foreign minister said in the broth has criticized the west for its threats of sanctions and boycotts the huge concern in the presence of russian troops in the border region of crimea. and what it views as the us intervention in ukraine the mosque says its troops out there to stabilize the situation by ukraine's use russia's actions of an act of will. in crimea as regional capitals into a pole most soldiers can be seen posted on tiki locations they then no national insignia. but few doubt that from russia. ukrainian border guards have reported the build up the vomit vehicles on the russian side of the straits that separate russia from crimea. e
of state condemning russia. he now plans to visit ukraine this week. meanwhile ukraine mobilis forces as russian soldiers surround some military bases. >> flooding eased in southern california. some have returned home to see the mess left behind. >> the stars come out for the biggest night, the oscars. how the awards also shines a spotlight on global issues. >> secretary of state john kerry announced he'll travel to ukraine's capital on tuesday to support the interim cabinet. after russia took control of crimea. he warned russia to step back, there could be economic sanctions and russia could be kicked out of the g8. the head of the ukraine navy was kicked out after swearing allegiance to crimea. russian troops surrounded military bases in crimea and depended military bases disarm. jennifer glasse reports from one of the military bases in crimea. >> it wasn't the day that sergei storozhenko thought it would be. russian forces came to his base ordering him to surrender. more russians arrived, truckloads. the colonel watches and tells someone "they're here." the ukrainians move an armor
in the streets of ukraine, and in tough rhetoric from leaders in moscow, washington and kiev, as the u.s. called on russia to step back from what it now calls an act of aggression. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this tuesday. president obama unveils his new budget blueprint, laying the groundwork for political battles over how to close the country's economic gaps. >> ifill: plus... >> with this app, we can make better decisions and maybe in the future i think we can change the world with this game. >> ifill: the california program introducing young men to the world of hack-a-thons and tech startups, training them to become the app developers of tomorrow. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> at bae systems, our pride and dedication show in everything we do; from electronics systems to intelligence analysis and cyber- operations; from combat vehicles and weapons to the maintenance and modernization of ships, aircraft, and critical infrastructure. know
the olympics and also about the conflict in ukraine. >> russian history is-- has been for centuries a raetion, in many ways, of rivers and blood and oppression. but part of putin's conservatism, and his building of state is to reassert a different history. a glorious history. >> rose: also this evening, a conversation with rashid al-ghannouchi. he is from tunisia, and he is one of the principal figures showing that democracy and islam can work together. >> the urgent need today is to convince peoples that dialogue consensus and pursuing of path of coexistence and steering away from-- tunisians must bring on board all tunisians, the egyptians should bring aboard all egyptians and we must learn the skill and art of how we coexist so that we all enjoy happiness instead of working one party against the other. >> rose: we conclude this evening with lisa bloom, a graduate of yale law school, and an attorney and author. >> one of the things i want to do in this book is say this is not just about demonizing george zimmerman. it's about all of us looking at our implicit racial bias. most of us think w
-shirts. our legal panel is here. but we begin with the growing crisis in ukraine with the drumbeat of war getting louder and louder. the country putting its armed forces on full alert, warning russia that any military intervention could lead to war, adding to the turmoil, protesters in eastern ukraine raised the russian flag. meanwhile, russia's parliament giving president vladimir putin the green light to send troops into ukraine sparking fears of a larger conflict. now, heavily armed troops are already in crimea but more could be on the way. crimea is no stranger to conflict. it has been a strategic prize and a major battleground for centuries. now, for news, fox news radio reporter jessica is live now in crimea. so what can you tell us now, jessica? >> the latest is that there have been a lot of pro-russian demonstrations across crimeawhe. they've held candlelight vigils and shout at russia. it's approximately 60% russian here and they are upset because they feel like the new government that was instituted on thursday in kiev, the pro coalition government and very much western-leaning
taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> i'm bret baier in washington. this is a fox news alert. president obama addressing the nation less than an hour ago about reports the russian military had entered ukraine. we have fox team coverage tonight on the extremely fluid situation in ukraine, changing by the hour. wendell goler covers the president's brief address, but first, senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg keeping a close eye from london on this developing story. good evening, amy. >> hi, bret. the warm glow of the olympic closing ceremony has dispalted in less than a wee ukraine's crimea has probably something to do with local militia groups, protection groups, bret, but certainly, there is a russian military presence down there, and the question and the concern is where is it all leading? another jarring wake-up call in ukraine. armed men take over the civilian airport in the semiautonomous region of crimea, and where russia bases its black sea fleet. russia says its personnel there are doing
government in ukraine and russia. ukraine. the latest developments that have the international community on . a court ruling creates an exception to the california banning cellphone use behine wheel -- and not everyone is happy about it. the story, coming up. developing news in southern, ♪ ♪ ♪ told ya you could do it. (dad vo) i want her to be safe. so, i taught her what i could and got her a subaru. (girl) piece of cake. ♪ (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. ♪ [ male announcer ] spring is calling. get sta-green fertilizer now just $8 at lowe's. ♪ get sta-green fertilizer now just $8 at lowe's. it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at to fight on for his countr' future. at a news conference a short time ago... viktor yanukovy (yan-uh-koh-vitch) called t people now running ukraine - fascist thugs." in ukraine... troops have t control of the two main airs in the crimean peninsula... it's unclear where those trs are from. ukraine's interior minister says the troops ar
. >> first, ukraine's security chief says it's calling up all military reserves and wants them to be combat ready as soon as possible, following vladimir putin's request to deploy more soldiers to protect russian interests. >> unidentified troops are in crimea. it is home to ethnic russian community. soldiers, believed to be russia, arrived and later they left. russian troops reportedly disarmed ukrainian guards at a naval base. those developments have been met with alarm in the west. the u.n. security council convened a second emergency session and canada announced it's recalling its ambassador from moscow. james bays reports from united nations in new york. >> how concerned about the situation are you? >> very, deeply. >> ak bass doors arriving for the -- ambassadors arrive for the second meeting in 24 hours. ambassador, is your country innovating crimea? >> the russian ambassador not answering my question, aware they will be facing criticism. cameras were allowed to film. ukraine's officer appealing. >> we call upon the the security council to do everything. >> this is dangerous as it is
>>> an extremely tense situation escalating tonight in ukraine and a warning today from president obama. take a look at this video the we've just gotten into. crimean television says there are russian helicopters entering ukraine. this is from earlier today. but we just got this video. they say those are russian helicopters. the growing concern tonight, russians getting close to crossing a dangerous line, sending troops to the crimean region. armed men outside two airports and surrounding the major state broadcaster. a complicated situation on the ground, one that's far from clear at this point. we want to make sure everybody knows that it is far from clear but it's the assessment of the u.s. government and their belief the russian military forces. we don't know at this hour what their operational orders are. we do have this statement just in from the house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers "it appears that the russian military now controls the crimean peninsula. it's aggression is a threat to ukraine and the region's peace and stability. russia's latest action is yet an
vladimir putin's request to send russian forces into ukraine. >> want to get the latest from cnn's frederick pleitgen in moscow. fred, what are you hearing? >> reporter: very significant vote that happened there in the upper house of russian parliament. the vote as you said was unanimous, 89 of them for for the motion, zero against. the big question now, vladimir putin has the authority to send russian forces into ukraine. the big question now is, is this something they have done in retrospect or are the russians going to start sending forces right now. as you know, there have been reports in the past i would say 18 to 24 hours, especially from the ukrainian government, who said the russians have already flown forces into the crimean, into southern ukraine, which is the predominantly russian territory of that country. they talk of up to 2,000 forces potentially even up to 6,000 forces that might already be on the ground there. and also, the regional government there which is also pro-russian, has said that russian forces that are part of a military base that russia has in that re
's its military intervention ukraine's crimea area. russian president vladimir putin's par game game her permission to enavoid ukraine. >> the united states will stan with the international community in affirming there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> president obama spent 90 minutes speaking with putin this afternoon and hopes to de-escalate the situation. the white house released a statement following the conversation saying the president cautioned russia, it's decision to send troops into the ukraine would negatively impact its standing in the international community. the u.n. security council held a meeting. >> urge member states of the united nations to demonstrate solidarity with the ukraine nation. ukraine's ambassador to the u.n. claims there are 15,000 russian troops on the ground in crimea. the white house says this is a breach of international law and guess against russia's military basing agreement with ukraine. >> china state media says 28 people are dead and 113 injured after a knife-wielding assailants attackes people at a train station in sou
for the russian intervention in ukraine to end. >> tough talk at the u.n. as ukraine goes on high alert. the security council calls on emergency meeting. >> mass soldiers in the street. russia seizes control of a key region and prepares to send more troops. >> dangerous mudslides threaten homes in southern california - hundreds forced to leave their homes. >> carnivale is under way in brazil. we take you behind the scenes of a samba school where they learn how to party. [ ♪ music ] >> there is concern ukraine's crisis could morph into a war with russia. ukraine's russian president says military intervention will lead to conflict. country's soldiers are on high alert. >> russia is in control of crimea. uniformed armed gunmen control the streets. it's a move that has been welcomed. demonstrators rallied in the street supporting the intervention. the parliament approved vladimir putin's request to use military force, prompting a special meeting by the united nations security council. the united states wants the u.n. to deploy observers to the ukraine. president obama had a long phone ca
, it is expected to hit them with severe thunderstorms. >>> and thousands of russian troops have gone into ukraine and they are protecting russian citizens living there. they are taking control surrounding many as they give up and they are all tee manning that russia break down >> we call them to withdraw their forces to their bases and to refrain from any interference elsewhere from ukraine. >> ukraine has asked for international help saying that government does not have the military power to defend itself from russia. >> meanwhile he will fly and he cop terms an incredible russia and warns am them pretesting their actions. . >>> ukrainians and their supporters had it outside of the russian consulate and they say it is upsetting to see what is happening to their country. >> they won a piece of land because of the money and politics and they will never say it and try to find other ways to come through. >>> ukrainians are also praying for piece. the sermon was with family and friends back home. >> they have left the owner concerned about the future of her business. police say a latino bad left with
are mounting over the crisis in ukraine. russia denies that its forces ordered the ukrainian navy to surrender. the u.n. security council is scheduled to meet in the next 30 minutes to discuss the situation in ukraine. >>> president obama just wrapped up a meeting with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in the white house. russia's as actions are a violation of international law. >> i spent the weekend talking to leaders across europe and i think the world is largely united in recognizing the steps that russia has taken are a violation of ukraine's sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they're a violation of international law. they're a violation of previous agreements that russia has made, with respect to how it treats and respects its neighbors. and as a consequence, we got strong statements from nato, from the g-7, condemning the actions that russia's taken. and we are going to continue these diplomatic efforts touring the course of this week. ftc -- during the course of this week. my interests are seeing the ukrainian people being able to determine their own destiny. ru
in ukraine for end. >>> a second emergency session of the united states nighted nations ukraine goes on high alert after russian troops move in to crimea. 90-minute phone call president obama speaks to russia's president telling him to back off ukraine. and now nato will have their emergency meet diogu crane set for monday in brussels. ♪ ♪ >>> hello and bell to him al jazerra america i am morgan radford live in new york city. an appeal from president obama to russia pred hav vladimir put, his plea has fallen on deaf ears, putin said it's merely to secure safety. setting the stage for potential conflicts. since russia has veto power any security action appears unlikely. the u.s. is calling on u.n. to send observers to ukraine while nato is set to hold an emergency meeting in brussels on monday. president obama called putin and spoke for 90 minutes about a political solution, but so far russia is not budging. jennifer glasse is in the crimean capital where the russian forces are. >> reporter: the crimean president asked for help and he's getting it. here it crimea, at least, it's welcome n
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